Next steps to make English 2nd official language in works: spokesperson

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke yesterday that Taiwan Premier William Lai (賴清德) is spearheading a plan to make English the second official language in Taiwan next year, making it a "bili...

Timbers, others, take part in Social Change Cup tournament

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Fresh off a tense draw against the LA Galaxy, Portland Timbers defender Zarek Valentin took part in an altogether different kind of competition on Sunday. Valen...

El nuevo beneficio educativo de Walmart pone toga y birrete al alcance de los asociados

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--may. 30, 2018--Walmart presentó hoy un nuevo beneficio de educación para asociados diseñado para eliminar las barreras para la inscripción a la universidad y la...

North Carolina School District Expands Access to Books with Online Literacy Platform from Fuel Education

HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 23, 2018--Although every elementary school has different student needs its teachers must support, each needs an extensive library of books for its students. Wake Cou...

Pilot English education program in Taiwan gains international attention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In 2017, eight primary schools in Tainan City joined a pilot program to integrate English language education into other school subjects, as part of a research project desi...

Tyson Foods announces bonuses due to federal tax overhaul

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas-based Tyson Foods Inc. says more than 100,000 employees will receive bonuses as a result of company savings due to the overhaul of federal tax laws. ...

Hot for teacher: Taiwanese netizens go gaga over sexy English tutor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Prospects are looking up for English learning in Taiwan after a Facebook user posted a Taiwanese college student's sexy ad for an English tutoring service yesterday (Feb. 1...

How can English proficiency in Taiwan be improved?

Last week it was reported that English language proficiency in Taiwan has been downgraded from “intermediate” to “low” in the English First's (EF) 2017 Global English Profi...

10,000 Taiwanese traveled to Philippines to study English in 2017

Taipei, Dec. 15 -- The number of Taiwanese nationals traveling to the Philippines to study English has experienced a surge in the last five years, growing to a current 10,000 people per year, accordin...

Clash of the Titans: TutorABC battles Kojen in court over logo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Introducing first, fighting out of the blue corner is TutorABC, the largest online English teaching company in Taiwan. And now, fighting out of the red corner is Kojen English ...

Education Ministry should consider English as second official language: Taiwan Premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Education should form a committee to promote English as the country’s second official language, Premier William Lai (賴清德) told legislators Friday. ...

Taiwan falls behind China, S. Korea in English proficiency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- U.S.-based Educational Testing Service (ETS) yesterday in its worldwide report for 2016 announced that the average score of Taiwanese students who took its Test of English for ...

Woman charged in slayings of 4 children, father due in court

ATLANTA (AP) — A woman charged with killing four of her young children and their father is due in court Friday morning, one day after police say she stabbed the five to death and seriously injured ano...

Free English lessons for senior citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Free English classes are being offered to senior citizens over 55 years of age at the Model Learning Center for Active Senior Citizens of Taipei City (台北市樂齡學習示範中心 ) locate...

New Mexico lawsuit puts state education system on trial

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A lawsuit that could upend the way New Mexico's public schools are funded went to trial Monday to resolve accusations that the state is failing to meet constitutional obligations...